Antonyms for

Antonyms of adj backward

4 senses of backward

Sense 1:
backward (vs. forward)

forward (vs. backward)
guardant(postnominal), gardant(postnominal), full-faceheadfirst, headlong
Sense 2:
backward (vs. forward)

forward (vs. backward)
brash, cheeky, nervybumptious, self-assertiveoverfamiliarfresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wiseassumptive, assuming, presumptuous
Sense 3:
backward, half-witted, slow-witted, feebleminded

INDIRECT (VIA retarded) -> precocious

Sense 4:

INDIRECT (VIA undynamic) -> dynamic, dynamical

Antonyms of adv backward

2 of 3 senses of backward

Sense 1:
back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards
Antonym of forward (Sense 1)
=>forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard

Sense 3:
back, backward
Antonym of forward (Sense 3)
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